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Oswaldo Karam

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karam-oswaldo-2152552Title: Chief Financial Officer

Company: Empresas La Floresta

Location: Obarrio, Panama City

A consummate professional, Mr. Karam began working when he was 14 years old. He worked in his family’s hospital and insurance company, which he grew and expanded on an international level. This experience motivated him to reach the highest levels of success, a goal that he began with his education. He graduated from Harvard University with a Doctor of Economics and Cum Laude honors in 1985.

From there, he became the chief executive officer of Empresas La Floresta, a holding company that is comprised of seven insurance companies: a pharmacy, a hospital, a food distribution company in Venezuela, and a construction company in Panama. With more than three decades of experience, Dr. Karam has honed his expertise in insurance, finance, and economics, which he applies to managing business operations, as well as financial operations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Patrick Matoole

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matoole-patrick-812229Title: Physician, Neurologist

Company: Josephson-Wallack-Munshower Neurology

Location: Indianapolis, IN, United States

Neurology has long interested and influenced Patrick Matoole’s life. In the course of his career as a neurologist and physician, Dr. Matoole has provided services pediatric and adult neurological health care. His expertise focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, headaches, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, movement disorders, brain and spinal cord injuries and sleeping disorders. In his role at Josephson-Wallack-Munshower Neurology practice, Dr. Matoole oversees hospital coverage for all neurology patients of the group. He treats patients with neurological disorders and coordinates with the patient care committee.

Dr. Matoole has been involved in the field of neurology for more than 15 years. He began his passage into the medical field by obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from the University of Denver. He continued at the University of Nebraska to earn an MD. Moving forward, he completed an internship in internal medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and a residency in neurology at Creighton University. Furthermore, Dr. Matoole completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology from Indiana University. Throughout his career, Dr. Matoole has been involved in a number of important studies as a subinvestigator and primary investigator. Read the rest of this entry »

Sahar Whelan, RPh, BScPhm, MScPhm

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sahar whelanTitle: Director of Pharmacy

Company: Concord Specialty Pharmacy

Location: Ontario, Canada

Sahar Whelan, RPh, BScPhm, MScPhm started working in the pharmaceutical industry 27 years ago. After college, she bought a small retail pharmacy, but felt that she lacked intellectual stimulation in the day to day pharmaceutical responsibility. She looked for ways that she could add to the business and responded to an advertisement about infusion. She educated herself and decided to incorporate it into her business. The ultimate mission of Concord Specialty Pharmacy is to be a pioneer in getting government agencies to buy into the concept of Infusion and develop a type of contract for homecare patients and improve their quality of life. Read the rest of this entry »

Shirley Fletcher

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Shirley Fletcher 1473926Title: Director

Company: Fletcher Consultancy

Location: Hampshire, United Kingdom

Shirley Fletcher’s interest in people and their development inspired her to pursue a career in training and consulting. She started Fletcher Consultancy Limited in 1993, working alone for the first year and developed to her current successful position through gradual expansion. Fletcher Consultancy is now a world-class company that has operations in various regions of Europe. It is composed of the most talented employees who help clients by providing training and consulting services. It caters to clients in the private and public sectors. Ms. Fletcher is floored by the company’s overall success, but is eager to continue growing Fletcher Consultancy. To ensure the company runs smoothly, Ms. Fletcher stays in constant contact with her clients. She works with government bodies on national development projects, manages project teams in the U.K. and Europe, acts as lead consultant with Health Education England (formerly Department of Health), to develop a complete apprenticeship development and qualification program for all support workers in health care science, and speaks at conferences. Read the rest of this entry »